Forest Roadless Area Comment Period a Farce?
U.S. Forest Service public comment periods have become something of a farce, as viewpoints considered against their interests are excluded, and clearly rule changes proposed by the environmentally challenged Bush administration are a foregone conclusion. Criminal ecological conduct is the law of the land.
U.S. Workers' Group Says EPA Censors Comments
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency censored warnings that a Bush administration plan to build roads in national forests could harm drinking water, a group representing government workers said Monday.